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Banu Karaca and Pelin Başaran

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International Arts Censorship by the Turkish Embassy: The Case of 'Here Together Now' in Madrid

[İz Öztat,

Last year, a case of censorship occurred in the course of Here Together Now, an exhibition held at Matadero Madrid, Spain from January to March 2013. The event was curated by Manuela Villa, and realized with the support of the Turkish Embassy in Madrid, Turkish Airlines, and ARCOmadrid. In the exhibition booklet, the explanatory notes to artist İz Öztat’s work, “A Selection from the Utopie Folder (Zişan, 1917-1919),” was censored at the request of the Turkish Embassy in ...

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Banu Karaca and Pelin Başaran

 

Banu Karaca is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Sabanci University and a founding member of Siyah Bant.

Pelin Başaran is an arts producer and a founding member of Siyah Bant.

Siyah Bant is a research platform that documents censorship in the arts across Turkey and advocates for freedom of expression.